Hosni Mubarak

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  • Brazil Struggles

    disobedience spread like wildfire igniting demonstrations throughout the country. When these protest became violent and the British controlled law enforcement began to viciously beat the protestors the world became disgusted with British Policy in India. Change was not achieved overnight though. It was until 1947 that India was able to claim independence from British rule. Gandhi was assassinated the next year but at least he was able to see the fruits of his labors. He was able to live in a free India. The Egyptian Revolution of 2011 started in the twenty-fifth of January and lasted until February eleventh. President Hosni Mubarak had held power for over thirty years and was planning on passing it down to his son while the people of Egypt starved and struggled to survive. In a revolution that lasted only two weeks and three days the Egyptian people disposed Mubarak, f orcing him to step down and tried as a criminal. These protests lead to reforms in government, a raise in minimum wage, the dissolving of parliament, the release of political prisoners, and fair elections. This revolution is not so different from how the United States found its freed om from Britain. In fact, on July third of 2013, a day before we were to celebrate our own independence, the Egyptians returned to their squares and forced out their first elected president , Mohamed Morsi, reaffirming their solidarity and strength as a nation. Now let 's look at Russia. In 2012 an all-female…

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  • Compare And Contrast Marx And Thomas Hobbes

    By understanding this preserved nature of peace, surely creating a government upon that foundation should not be of great trouble. But with the creation of a government, there is some sacrifice of freedom for a safer society. That is the only potential trouble with the Lockean theory. To counter that, Locke emphasized that everyone has the right to defend himself, and to resist the aggressor. Whoever uses force without right, corrupted with power, he puts himself into a state of war with those…

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  • Malala Yousafzai Leadership

    person to affect the lives of 7 billion people? Through the right combination of personality, opportunity, and an extreme amount of effort, a true leader can change the world, whether directly or indirectly. The current President of Egypt, Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, started off as a student in Egypt’s national military school. After graduation, he worked his way through the ranks of the military, eventually becoming Commander of The Supreme Council of Armed Forces (SCAF), which is the Egyptian…

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  • Why Do Arab People Use Social Media?

    The Egyptian revolution was somewhat similar to the Tunisian uprising. In Alexandria, a blogger/activist by the name of Khaled Sa’id was brutally tortured and killed by Egyptian policemen for exposing President Hosni Mubarak’s regime. Videos of his death were leaked on Facebook, causing many Egyptians to engage in a revolution. Facebook campaigns such as “We Are All Khaled Sa’id” and the “Egyptian Police Day” were used to organize street protests in remembrance of Khaled Sa’id and the opposition…

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  • The Arab Spring In Niccolo Machiavelli's The Prince

    Political unrest caused by a combination of excessive government force, lack of free elections and freedom of speech, corruption, and economic issues including high unemployment, food-price inflation and low wages lead to a political revolution that forced the President of Egypt, Hosni Mubarak, to step down after serving 30 years as president of…

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  • Is Democracy Passible

    Another issue is that officials have to have equality. They have to deal with people by justice and equality. For example, one day I applied for a job in my country. I passed the requirement to get the job. Then, the manager accepted his cousin who did not passed the requirement. The reason he accepts that guy is just because he knows him and do not know me. If I want to make a complain about this situation, nobody is going to hear me. In my opinion, I think that the reason behind every…

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  • Ancient Egypt Case Study

    Ancient Egypt stood as one of the world’s most advanced civilizations for nearly 3,000 years. Egypt is undergoing rapid changes politically, economically and their military is using more force now than before leaving many Egyptians to rely on their religious beliefs to comfort them. Egypt’s uncertainty under the new leader have made decision making more difficult, social divides are more intense, economic hardships have increased, and the country is facing security issues as well such as…

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  • The Egyptian Uprising: Wall Street Protests

    January 25, 2011, marked the day in which Egyptian citizens took to the streets to demand change in their government. Over the course of eighteen days, the protests began to turn violent; security forces used tear gas in an attempt to gain control over the citizens. The Egyptian government initially blocked citizens from accessing Facebook so that they would not be able to organize protests. By January 28, the government issued an Internet ban to keep protesters from organizing demonstrations.…

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  • We Are All Khaled Said: The Use Of Social Media

    political corruption. The Page We are all Khaled Said was used as a means of successful protesting where it inspired followers with phrases that would easily be understood while also exposing viewers to injustice within their community. The page had 4 specific demands of what it believed would be the correct solution to improving their society. “listing four demands for the Mubarak regime—addressing poverty, ending emergency law, firing the country’s Interior Minister, and instituting term…

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  • The Influence Of Social Media On The Arab Spring

    The Al Jazeera article featured a photo of Hosni Mubarak with a hanging rope around his neck as if to imply that the trial was going to result in a death sentence. This portrayed the hope of the oppressed Egyptians who had suffered in the hands of Hosni Mubarak that the dictator will be sentenced to death. In contrast, the CNN article was accompanied by a video, with the cover image of the video being Hosni Mubarak on his sick bed in the cage at the trial. This photo presented a more neutral…

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